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Elijah Wood’s Perfect Food Day; Mad Hatter Tea Parties; 40 Under 40 Nominees

The actor opts for sandwiches and ramen, along with tacos.

Four Seasons' Mad Hatter Tea Parties
Four Seasons' Mad Hatter Tea Parties
Nadia Chaudhury is the editor of Eater Austin covering food and pop culture, as well as a photographer, writer, and frequent panel moderator and podcast guest.

CELEBRITY WIRE — Earlier Elijah Wood told Eater Austin what he thought Austin’s iconic dishes were. Today, the actor spoke to The New Potato about what his perfect food day is, besides breakfast tacos:

Lunch: Smoked Duck Pastrami sandwich from Noble Sandwich.
Dinner: Ramen Tatsu-Ya, where I’d order a Munchie Katsu Slider (I dream of this) and Tonkotsu Original ramen with a Spicy Bomb.

This includes those breakfast tacos and Topo Chico in the morning. [The New Potato]

DOWNTOWN — The Four Seasons will transform into Wonderland on Sunday, February 22 when they host the Mad Hatter Tea Party. In honor of the Ransom Center's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland exhibit opening on February 10, the hotel’s Lobby Lounge will offer whimsical decor, tea, and colorful bites. Reservations are required, and tickets are $42 for adults and $30 for children. Guests who visit the exhibit beforehand can get a free glass of sparkling wine. The teas will happen throughout the exhibit's residency, on March 29, April 26, May 31, June 28, and July 5. [EaterWire]

AWARD WIRE — Nominees for the 40 Under 40 were announced today. Contenders include Philip Brown, owner and chef of Vince Young Steakhouse, Mason Ayer, CEO of Kerbey Lane Cafe, and Leon Chen, owner of Tiff’s Treats. Winners will be announced at the gala on March 7. [EaterWire]

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